This literacy review is inspired by Scaredy Squirrel makes a friend written by Melanie Watt. This book is a great introduction to and beginning of the year review of common graphic organizers and text features! The activities included encourage students to write about their summer, friendships and beginning a new school year.
1. Compare and Contrast: fiction and nonfiction text features.
2. Anchor Charts: text features and how to organize information - labels and definitions included.
3. Graphic Organizers: list, web, t-chart, how-to format, KWL, map, Venn diagram, quiz.
4. Introduce Yourself: create and present a visual aid such as a poster or glog.
Canadian and American spelling pages included!
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